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December 2003 , Page 42 

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Book Review

By Joshua L. Dratel

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Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism

By David Cole
(The New Press (2003))
List Price: $24.95Reviewed by Joshua L. Dratel
 

David Cole’s new book, Enemy Aliens, succeeds on a number of levels. Subtitled Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism, Cole, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, provides not only a primer on the short but controversial history of United States government immigration enforcement policy and practice since September 11, 2001, but also a catalogue of previous government overreactions to similar crises throughout this nation’s history. Professor Cole also offers cogent arguments against current policy on a variety of levels, including constitutional, equitable, and practical.  

Professor Cole also convincingly refutes the argument that the government’s enforcement activities affect only aliens. In addition to demonstrating that the current legal provisions and pol

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